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FireFox 4- Exciting Upgrades
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May 14, 2010
Director of Firefox for the Mozilla Corporation, Mike Beltzner, posted a slide show presentation to the
Mozilla community detailing what may be in store for Firefox 4 next generation browser.
The slideshow keys in on three themes: speed, power, and control. Speed and power represent the
Mozilla team's mission to have the strongest possible code base, leveraging the latest web standards
and technologies. It's control initiative is where Firefox 4 will get most of its user interface themes and
Potential improvements include: enhancements to the Awesome Bar, a revamped extensions manager,
site-specific preferences, and a tighter navigation/tab experience. Beta builds of Firefox 4 should start
appearing in June or July, with a final release potentially slated for October.